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Upper lip twitching / Muscle spasm
liptwitch posted:
For the past week my upper lip (right side) has been twitching like a small muscle spasm. Any ideas what may be causing this?? It only happens when the lip is in the relaxed state. whiel it is twitching, when I touch it or move it then it stops.
Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi liptwitch,

Read WebMD Tic Disorders (Motor Tics) and Twitches to learn more about your symptom. In most cases, this seems to be a normal, perfectly harmful temporary spasm that most people experience at some point in their lives. If it seems to continue for a long period of time, you might want to speak with your doctor.
Take care!
Best Wishes! Amelia
emma4455 responded:
My twitching is on left side and I think it did this once before and I connected it with striped straws. I have been useing these straws again and it is twitching again is that possible? are a ball pen rubbing around my mouth out of habit are is it something going on with my health? I am going to stop these two habits and see. It stopped before. Any information would be helpful.

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